Applied as FTP client alternatives, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Yet, when using the File Manager built in the Connex Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, you will not only employ a rapid, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file supervision client, but also a software instrument that will make a third–party FTP software unneeded. Consider several of the capabilities that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add data files effortlessly
Transferring files between your PC and any of your websites is now easy and quick, thanks to the drag–and–drop functionality offered by the File Manager. You can drag files from your personal computer and drop them in the Web Hosting Control Panel via secure SSL connection. That’s it. It requires a few seconds to upload a file and slightly longer for the larger files and folders.
You do not have to set up any third–party software package or Internet browser plugins. The drag’n’drop functionality built into the File Manager operates equally efficiently on all popular operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Discover the whole set of available file control possibilities with only a click of the mouse
On account of the right–click menus we’ve integrated in the File Manager, it’s possible to edit your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or folder and through the panel which will show up, choose the action you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any chosen file. Should you click a folder, you can also see the option to make a brand new sub–folder or file inside it.
If you choose multiple files or directories, you’ll be able to use the exact same measures to all of them at the same time.
Be in charge of archives with simply a mouse–click
The File Manager is equipped with an internal archive/unarchive solution that can assist you submit massive archives and then extract them inside your website hosting account in seconds. Once compressing a file or folder, it is possible to decide on the title for the archive that’ll be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, it will be straightforward to archive already present folders or files with merely a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive solution provided by the File Manager lets you use substantial files directly from your Web Hosting Control Panel. You don’t have to employ any third party software for instance an FTP client so as to upload a large file to your account or download an archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
Modify files straight from your Web Hosting Control Panel
Through the File Manager you can easily revise your files directly on the Internet applying many of the integrated instruments. The text editor shows the files in a plain text format, the code editor has syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to preview your edits when they show up live. Also, all changes you make and save can be reflected promptly online, so you can preview them in your browser and get back to generate extra changes, in case you are not happy with the result.
It is not necessary to download any files, to change them through your PC and to re–upload them into your hosting account. All the editors are available using the buttons near the top of the file table or from your right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged with a convenient method
When you’re working with a lot of different sites simultaneously, it’s vital that you have every little thing organized. With many other File Managers, updating a multitude of sites in the same account is extremely difficult. Using our File Manager, you’ll see that it is actually really simple. Each website has its own folder, that you’ll quickly identify, including all of the files related to the specified website are placed there.
And to make everything even easier, we have a drop–down menu where you can quickly choose on exactly which host you want to work within the File Manager. Our clever system will take you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for the general public
Most web File Managers are slow and quite difficult to work with. They give modest options and typically are not really straightforward. We hope to improve that with the Connex Hosting File Manager. It was built to be user–friendly and also to appear like an item you you are already familiar with – the File Manager on your desktop.
All of its capabilities, the drag & drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the built–in file editors, etc. exist for 1 reason – to create maintaining your website(s) more simple.
Work with multiple files
Transform different files at the same time
Connex Hosting’s File Manager will help you save a lot of time when working with multiple files. It is possible to pick different files at any given time and use a pre–selected activity to them exactly like you do in your desktop computer. To select arbitrary files at once, simply keep pressed the Control key, and to choose a list of nearby files, use the Shift key. It’s that straightforward.
Once you have chosen the files, you can automatically transfer them to another spot using the drag–and–drop option. By means of the right–click context menu as well as the buttons above the file table, you can apply a myriad of other activities – it is easy to copy, rename, delete, download and edit your files, transform file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to protect your information
If you wish to password–protect a folder on your site, you need to create an .htaccess file manually. Having said that, this can be time–consuming and complicated if you are not a professional in hosting. When using the File Manager, you can make a password–secured folder and conceal all its items from the regular users with merely a few clicks.
Everything you need to complete is right–click a directory, opt for Password Protection and click the Add selection. And then simply select a user name together with a password. No extra configuration is required and there’s no reason to address an .htaccess file. Our system will handle every thing for you.